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Thibodaux Regional Client Advocacy List

The following is a listing of various agencies that serve to protect the rights of patients. If you are in need of further assistance or have any questions, please contact your Thibodaux Regional Medical Center case manager.

Any Hospital Complaint in the State of Louisiana:
Office of Hospital Complaints
P. O. Box 3767, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3767
Phone: 1-866-280-7737

State Survey and Certification Agency:

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations:
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181
Phone: 630-916-5642

Medicaid Fraud Control:

United States Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Inspector General Hotline 1-800-447-8477

Medicare Advisory:

Louisiana Health Care Review (LA Quality Improvement Organization for CMS)
8591 United Plaza Blvd., Ste. 270
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 225-926-6353

Senior Health Insurance Information Program
Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Managed Care and Long Term Care Insurance
Louisiana Department of Insurance
P. O. Box 94214, Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone: 1-800-259-5301

Medicare Hotline: 1-800-638-6833
Report Medicare Fraud and Abuse. Provides general information on Medicare or information on coverage for the flu shot, supplemental insurance, claim information, income guidelines for special benefit programs, or Health Maintenance Programs (HMO).

Advocacy Center for the Elderly and Disabled
225 Baronne St., Suite 2112, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 1-800-960-7705

Louisiana Office of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
Includes Lafourche, Terrebonne, Assumption, St. Mary, St. John, St. James, & St. Charles Parish
690 East First St., Thibodaux, LA 70301
Phone: 985-449-5167

State Licensure Offices:

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
630 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-524-6763
Includes: Physician (MD), Physician Assistant (PA), Respiratory Therapist (CRTT, RRT), Occupational Therapist (OT), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Medical Tech (MT).

Board of Nursing (RN)
3510 North Causeway Blvd., Suite 501, Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-838-5332

Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LPN)
3421 North Causeway Blvd., Suite 203, Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-838-5791

Board of Certified Social Work Examiners (BCSW)
11930 Perkins Road, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 225-763-5480

Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners (LPC)
8631 Summa Ave., Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 225-765-2515

Louisiana Board of Pharmacy (PD)
5615 Corporate Blvd., Suite 8E, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 1-800-256-2790

Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board (LRT)
3108 Cleary Ave., Suite 207, Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-838-5231

State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (PT)
2014 West Pinhook Rd., Suite 701, Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: 337-262-1043

Louisiana State Board of Speech and Language Pathologist (ST)
Louisiana Board of Examiners of Dieticians and Nutritionists (LDN)
11930 Perkins Rd., Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 225-763-5490

Protection and Advocacy Network:

Child Protective Services

Lafourche and Assumption Parish
P. O. Box 998, Thibodaux, LA 70302
Phone: 985-447-0945 or 1-800-748-7755

Terrebonne Parish
1087 Little Bayou Black Dr., Houma, LA 70361
Phone: 985-857-3630

St. John, St. James, and St. Charles Parish
429 W. Airline Hwy, Suite M, Laplace, LA 70068
Phone: 504-652-2938 or 1-800-431-6801

St. Mary Parish
613 Second St., Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-5278 or 1-800-251-9606

Ascension Parish
P. O. Box 1269, Gonzales, LA 70707-1269
Phone: 225-644-4603 or 1-800-861-4589

Adult Protective Services: mentally disabled adults ages 18-59

Bureau of Protective Services
P. O. Box 3518 Bin #11, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 1-800-898-4910

Spousal Abuse:

Chez Hope
24 hour crisis line 1-800-331-5303

Elderly Protective Services: ages 60 and over

Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans:
Includes Lafourche, St. John, St. James, St. Charles, Jefferson, Plaquemine, & Orleans Parish.
12151 I-10 Service Road, Apt. 1001, New Orleans, LA 70128
Phone: 1-800-673-4673

Lafayette Office:
Includes Assumption, Terrebonne, St. Mary, Acadia, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, Evangeline, Lafayette, & Vermillion Parish
437 W. Mills Ave., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Phone: 1-800-738-3071

Capitol Area Legal Services:
Includes Ascension, East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Iberville, & Pointe Coupe Parish
200 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: 1-800-256-4277

Nursing Home Complaints:

Nursing Home Ombudsman Service
8281 Goodwood Blvd., Suite D1, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: 225-925-8884

Lafourche Parish:
Council on Aging, 119 Hwy 3199, Suite 101, Raceland, LA 70394
Phone: 985-537-3446

Assumption Parish:
Council on Aging, 157 Napoleon Ave., Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: 985-369-7961

St. Mary Parish:
Council on Aging, Courthouse, Room 303, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-4100 ext. 320

Terrebonne Parish:
Council on Aging, Station 1, PP. O. Box 10066, Houma, LA 70363
Phone: 225-537-3446

St. James Parish:
Council on Aging, P. O. Box 500, Raceland, LA 70394
Phone: 985-537-3446

Mental Health Advocacy Service:

New Orleans Office:
Includes Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. John, St. Charles, St. Bernard, Jefferson, Plaquemine & Orleans Parishes
1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1105, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-8904